In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAYITSIMPLE (awards); SYNCHRONY (speeches); FISERV (DNA) and B2B SOFT (exhibit).
CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.
USA Technologies wireless, cashless payment and M2M (machine-to-machine) telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries, will be demonstrating new mobile-based loyalty and couponing services at CTIA MobileCON 2012, October 9-11.The mobile application enables consumers to receive product and brand information, manage and redeem loyalty points for coupons and cash to use at participating unattended and traditional retail locations, search for participating retailers based on where the consumer is in real time, and verify that their favorite item is in stock at the machine in their area. Consumers can redeem coupons at unattended terminals using their NFC phones with digital wallet, credit card or debit cards, or a prepaid account.
USA Technologies wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve, small-ticket retailing industries, issued the following letter to shareholders: Dear Fellow USA Technologies Shareholder: We are writing to you today to set the record straight. We know that you have received many verbal and written communications from us as well as from dissident shareholder…
VeriFone Systems posted its revenue for the three months ended April 30, 2012 of $479 million, compared to $425 million in the previous quarter and $293 million for the comparable period of fiscal 2011 for a 64% year-over-year increase. GAAP net revenues were $472 million for the latest quarter, $420 million for the prior quarter, and $292 million for Q2 FY11. Non-GAAP net revenues excluding revenues from businesses acquired in the past 12 months increased 15% from the year-ago quarter. Hypercom-brand non-GAAP net revenues increased $8 million sequentially to $81 million in Q2 FY12. Meanwhile, net income per diluted share for Q2 FY12 was $0.64, compared to $0.58 in the prior quarter and $0.46 for Q2 FY11, a 39% year-over-year increase.
USA Technologies is showcasing its turn-key “ePort Connect” service, a wireless, cashless and contactless telemetry and M2M solution for the small-ticket, self-service retail industry at the International CTIA WIRELESS Show on May 8-10. USA Technologies will be highlighting its leading-edge cashless payments and telemetry services on a Susie’s Lemonade-branded machine as featured in Verizon Wireless’ national commercial campaign and website. In addition, USAT will demonstrate several of the new customer engagement services announced last week at a major industry trade show, including its prepaid and loyalty program. This program was customized for Verizon Wireless at CTIA to deliver a Susie’s Lemonade coupon to a mobile phone in real time when a purchase is made at the Susie’s Lemonade vending machine. USAT will also be demonstrating additional NFC/Mobile payment capabilities at this event.
CHARGE Anywhere secure mobile payment and payment gateway solutions announced its “CHARGE Anywhere Payment App” for BlackBerry is now available for download. The CHARGE Anywhere Payment App for BlackBerry offers merchants a secure POS terminal to process cash, check, credit and gift/loyalty, merchants can leverage a BlackBerry and turn it into a fully functional point-of-sale terminal for a more mobile and cost effective solution than traditional legacy terminals. The mobile POS solution for iPhone(TM), BlackBerry®, Android(TM), Windows Mobile®, Java® and Brew(TM) Platforms, allow users to securely process payments in real-time reducing risk and decreasing the scope of PCI-DSS.
Cinterion Machine-to-Machine (M2M) industry leader for more than 15 years and a Gemalto company, launched its super-thin HSPA+ M2M module. The ruggedized, high-bandwidth module features flexible Surface Mounting Technology and enables secure, high-speed voice and data communications on global 2G and 3G cellular networks. It also provides a reliable bridge to forthcoming 4G LTE networks. At 2 mm in height, PHS8 is ideal for the most space-constrained M2M solutions such as increasingly compact industrial PDAs, global tracking and tracing devices, discreet security systems, mHealth solutions and more.
CHARGE Anywhere secure mobile payment and payment gateway solutions is PCI SSC-certified with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) program. The CHARGE Anywhere Payment Application for Windows Mobile merchants can turn any Smartphone or Tablet into a fully functional, secure, and intuitive point-of-sale terminal. The Windows based credit card processing solution gives businesses the freedom to securely process and manage credit card transactions from their mobile devices. The exclusive solution allows users to capture and download mission critical business data above and beyond traditional credit card data such as signature, invoice number, employee number, tips, GPS location and more.
CHARGE Anywhere mobile payment and payment gateway solutions is now PCI SSC PA-DSS certified for version 188.8.131.52 of the CHARGE Anywhere Payment Application for Windows Mobile. The CHARGE Anywhere Payment Application for Windows Mobile allows merchants to conduct business from virtually anywhere. The easy-to-use, Windows based credit card processing solution gives businesses the freedom to securely process and manage credit card transactions from their mobile devices. The CHARGE Anywhere mobile POS solution for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile, Java and Brew Platforms, allow users to process payments securely and in real-time.
CHARGE Anywhere has been awarded the Mobile Solutions Provider of the Year as voted by the bankers and executives attending the 5th Annual Mobile Banking and Emerging Application Summit in New Orleans, LA and sponsored by Bank Technology News (BTN). This is in continuation o fCHARGE Anywhere technology having been awarded the 2010 CTIA E-Tech Awards in the Mobile Applications – Mobile Payments Category, the 2010 Mobile Merit Awards for Best Overall Enabler Application, the 2009 Best of Interop-PCI Security Solution Award, the 2009 Electronic Transaction Association Technology Innovation Award, and achieved a Super App designation by BlackBerry.
ID TECH payment hardware solutions and CHARGE Anywhere secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway services announced their JV to launch a CHIP and PIN payment acceptance solution for mobile device platforms. The cutting edge solution will incorporate CHARGE Anywhere’s award-winning PA DSS payment applications and PCI DSS Level 1 payment gateway with ID TECH’s trusted, innovative PCI secure PIN entry and EMV smart card reader technologies. Together, ID TECH and CHARGE Anywhere will create an all-in-one payment solution that will enable EMV CHIP/PIN, magnetic stripe, PIN debit transactions and print receipts to support all major mobile devices operating systems. With ID TECH’s MagStripe and CHIP & PIN capabilities this new solution, targeted for worldwide distribution, will empower EMV card payments and any other method of payment on mobile platforms such as, Android, Apple and BlackBerry.